ICD-10-CM Code A08.4
Viral intestinal infection, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A08.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of viral intestinal infection, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code A08 is used to code Enteritis
Enteritis (entero- + -itis) is inflammation of the small intestine. It is most commonly caused by food or drink contaminated with pathogenic microbes. Symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, diarrhea, dehydration, and fever. Inflammation of related organs of the gastrointestinal system are:
|MeSH Codes:||D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751, D004751|
|ICD 9 Codes:||5, 8, 9, 555, 556, 557, 558|
Coding Notes for A08.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Viral enteritis NOS
- Viral gastroenteritis NOS
- Viral gastroenteropathy NOS
- DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #391-392 - Esophagitis, gastroent and misc digest disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Viral colitis (disorder)
- Viral gastroenteritis (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A08.4 - Viral intestinal infection, unspecified'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A08.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code A08.4 and a single ICD9 code, 008.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.